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  • What Is an Intellectual Disability? for Kids

    If a kid has an intellectual disability, it means that he or she learns and develops more slowly than other kids.

  • Learning Problems for Kids

    Having a learning disability doesn't mean you can't learn. The trick will be figuring out how you learn best.

  • Words to Know (Special Needs Glossary) for Parents

    When your child has a disability and needs services, there's a lot you need to know. This glossary defines terms on health care, government benefits, learning, legal and financial matters, and more.

  • Understanding Dyslexia for Teens

    Dyslexia is a learning disability in which people have difficulty learning to read, even though they are smart enough and are motivated to learn. Learn more about dyslexia and how to deal with it.

  • Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for Parents

    Some kids may be eligible for individualized education programs in public schools, free of charge. Understanding how to access these services can help you be an effective advocate for your child.

  • Understanding Dyslexia for Parents

    Dyslexia is a learning disability that makes it hard to learn to read and understand written language. Even kids with average or above-average intelligence can have dyslexia.

  • Special Education: Getting Help for Your Child for Parents

    Kids with special needs may quality for services to help with learning. Here is a guide to getting the help your child needs.

  • Fragile X Syndrome Special Needs Factsheet for Educators

    What teachers should know about fragile X syndrome, and how to help students with the condition do their best in school.

  • Learning Disorders for Teens

    Find out about some health problems that might affect the way people learn and understand information.

  • Can Vision Problems Affect Schoolwork? for Parents

    Find out what the experts have to say.